We are a company limited by guarantee, with charitable status.  Within the company are a number of sub-structures, including an Audit & Risk Committee and a range of Subsidiary Companies and Committees.

Subsidiary Companies and Committees

The Partnership has a number of subsidiary companies and committees. These are:

  • EastSide Arts, a company developing, supporting and delivering a wide range of arts activity across east Belfast
  • EastSide Greenways, a company developing and supporting the positive use of the Connswater Community Greenway and advocating for other similar initiatives in east Belfast 
  • EastSide Learning, a committee supporting schools and communities to work together to deliver better opportunities for children in east Belfast
  • EastSide Tourism, a company developing and supporting tourism activity across east Belfast
  • EastSide Property, a property development company which acquires and redevelops derelict/vacant sites in east Belfast
  • Avec Solutions, a not-for-profit social economy business specialising in provding high quality web design, development and hosting services at reasonable cost, primarily to the third sector in Northern Ireland   

Neighbourhood Partnerships

DfC provide funding for the Partnership to support two Neighbourhood Partnerships (NPs): the Inner East Neighbourhood Partnership and Tullycarnet Neighbourhood Partnership. The NPs are currently in the form of ‘coalitions of interest’ and are not separate legal entities. ESP provides administrative and practical support and facilitation for the NPs.